Pueblo, Colorado Population 2023

113,460

Pueblo is a city located in Pueblo County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Pueblo County. With a 2023 population of 113,460, it is the 10th largest city in Colorado and the 289th largest city in the United States.Pueblo is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 111,876 in 2020. Spanning over 56 miles, Pueblo has a population density of 2,064 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pueblo is $56,100 with a poverty rate of 25.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pueblo is 38.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Pueblo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pueblo was:

  • White: 75.39%
  • Other race: 10.5%
  • Two or more races: 6.66%
  • Native American: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Pueblo, Colorado is 113,460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 111,876.

Pueblo, Colorado Population 2023

Pueblo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pueblo Population by Race

Pueblo Population Pyramid 2023

Pueblo Median Age

38.2

Total

36.5

Male

40.4

Female

Pueblo Adults

There are 86,912 adults, (20,301 of whom are seniors) in Pueblo.

Pueblo Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pueblo Sex Ratio

Female56,25450.33%
Male55,52249.67%

Pueblo Population by Age

Pueblo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.19

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pueblo Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pueblo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pueblo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.33%.

Pueblo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$33,758

Average Earnings

$36,577

Average Male

$30,663

Average Female

Pueblo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pueblo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pueblo Language

86.21% of Pueblo residents speak only English, while 13.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.51% of the population.

Pueblo Language

Pueblo Poverty by Race

rate

25.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.38%

Male Poverty Rate

23.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pueblo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pueblo is Native, with 36.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pueblo is Asian, with 14.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.66%.

Pueblo Poverty

Pueblo Poverty Rate by Education

Pueblo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pueblo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pueblo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pueblo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pueblo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pueblo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pueblo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,215

Number of Veterans

7,632

Male Veterans

583

Female Veterans

Pueblo Veterans by War

Pueblo Veterans by Age

count

Pueblo Veterans by Race

Pueblo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pueblo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pueblo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pueblo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pueblo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.32%

Born in Pueblo

96.72%

Native Born

3.19%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.72% of Pueblo residents were born in the United States, with 66.32% having been born in Colorado. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pueblo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Pueblo Population by Year